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Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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The Ultimate Gingerbread Baking & Decorating Guide

Make gingerbread the highlight of your Christmas celebration with these amazing tips, recipes and how-tos.

Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a...


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10 Adorable Ways to Decorate Gingerbread Cookies

Get inspired by these cute and creative ways to decorate gingerbread cookies.


Our Best-Ever Gingerbread Recipes

For Christmas baking, you can't go wrong with a dash of ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon. The gingerbread flavor brings holiday...


20 Surprising Gingerbread Recipes That Aren’t Cookies

Everyone's familiar with gingerbread cookies, but those fabulous flavors can be found in lots of unexpected and delicious places. Branch...

15 of Our Deepest, Darkest Gingerbread Cake Recipes

Gingerbread cutout cookies are all well and good, but to be honest, the aromas and flavors come through so much...


Caramel Gingerbread Cupcakes

One night, my niece and I put our heads together to come up a with a fabulous cupcake. We combined...

Homemade Gingerbread Cake with Orange Sauce

I drizzle a basic orange sauce over homemade gingerbread for this old-fashioned dessert. Cut just the number of squares needed,...


Pumpkin Gingerbread with Hard Sauce

Cakes are a terrific dessert to take to potlucks because they travel well and feed a lot of people. The...


Granny’s Gingerbread Cake with Caramel Sauce

The rich molasses and spice flavor of this old-time dessert is complemented with a buttery caramel sauce.—Joy Sparks, Muskegon, Michigan


Peach-Filled Gingerbread

The peaches really complement the cake. It's been a favorite dessert for a long time in our family.

Gingerbread with Compote

Warm fruit and spices make an easy and festive way to dress up boxed gingerbread mix for the holidays!
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Cherry Gingerbread Cupcakes

A sweet frosting with a hint of lemon complements these little spice cakes, each with a maraschino cherry in the...


Gingerbread Cupcakes

The robust ginger flavor of these cupcakes is mellowed by the maple frosting's sweetness. The combination is pure heaven! For...


Pear Gingerbread Cake

You'll need just four items to stir up this tasty gingerbread cake topped with canned pears. "You can also use...


Gingerbread Cake Mix

I make this mixture so I can bake moist, nicely spiced gingerbread in no time. It's especially handy during the...

Pumpkin Gingerbread with Caramel Sauce

Instead of making ordinary gingerbread, I like to rely on this dressed-up version. The pumpkin gingerbread features a nutty crust...


Blueberry Gingerbread Cake

The addition of blueberries in this gingerbread cake may be unusual, but the flavor is wonderfull. The mild ginger flavor...


Apple Gingerbread Cake

Add apples and a crumb topping to a packaged gingerbread cake mix for a speedy treat.


Gingerbread Yule Log

Nicely seasoned gingerbread holds a sweet creamy filling. This dessert is surprisingly light, so it's easy to indulge in a...


Glazed Gingerbread Cake

This is a favorite dessert during the holidays and at special occasions. I’ve tried creating a glaze of some sort...


Gingerbread Boy and Girl Cakes

For an adorable cake to serve at a child's birthday party, try this recipe. They are not only cute but...


Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Sauce

Our Test Kitchen updated this moist, delicious classic with a zippy lemon sauce that complements the cake's delicate ginger flavor.


Gingerbread with Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Holiday treats should always be full of surprises, like this unusual pairing of ginger and lime flavors in a moist...

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Gingerbread with Chantilly Cream

An old-fashioned family favorite, this treat has never lost its popularity during the holidays. A blend of ginger, cinnamon and...


Gingerbread With Raisin Sauce

What's nicer on a cold winter day than the spicy aroma of warm gingerbread filling the house? Drizzled with a...


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Coconut Gingerbread Cake

This unusual dessert came from a little book I bought at a flea market many years ago. The broiled orange-coconut...


Gingerbread with Brown Sugar Sauce

THE AROMA OF gingerbread is what I remember most about my grandmother's kitchen, and it meant dessert would be special.


Gingerbread Cake

"This dark moist cake combines the old-fashioned flavors of ginger and molasses," says Ila Alderman of Galax, Virginia. "The recipe...


Gingerbread Torte

This old-fashioned gingerbread cake is excellent. Lemon zest is a nice addition to the sweet cream cheese frosting. —Ginger Hendricksen...